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Kayleigh

Personal Details

Reference # 201-949
Name Kayleigh
Nationality South African
Age 31
Gender Female
Marital Status Single
Languages English

Requirements

Do you have at least 1 years child care experience with contactable references?Yes
Do you have your own reliable child safe vehicle (ie seat belts all round) and a valid South African driving license?Yes
Have you completed your Matric or Gr.12 equivalent?Yes
Do you hold a valid First Aid/CPR Certificate? If No, please click here to take part in a course near you.Yes
Is your criminal record clear(ie. no criminal record)?Yes
Are you in good health?Yes
Do you have a friendly, outgoing, caring and patient personality?Yes
Are you relatively active and enjoy being outdoors?Yes
Do you love being around children and enjoy doing creative activities with them?Yes

Transport

Do you have a drivers license?Yes
If yes, do you have a vehicle?Yes
If yes, is your vehicle roadworthy?Yes
If yes, specify your transport (Specify year and model or public)1996 Fiat Uno
Do you have seat belts all round?Yes
Have you ever been in an accident where you were driving and it was your fault?No
If yes please describe the accident and when it happenedNo
How long have you been driving for?Since 2008

Education

Secondary EducationI have completed Matric
Tertiary EducationNail Technician Qualification
First aid Training(If no, please fill in the application form for the course byclicking here, we cannot register you if have not done or do not complete a first aid course)Yes, I do have valid first aid.
Other trainingNo, I do not have any other training at the moment.

References:

Reference 1:

Period and reason for leavingOccasionally for the last 4 years since 2006.
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?2 (4 and 7)
What were your duties?Feeding, bathing, putting to bed, etc
Your comments on the experience with this positionThey became like family

Reference 2:

Period and reason for leavingSince January 2009 in afternoons (looking for morning job)
Number of children,age and sex of the children when you started?2 girls (4 and 6)
What were your duties?Pick up at school, take to activities, feed, play, etc
Your comments on the experience with this positionIs really comfortable with them.

Areas & Availability

Areas

PRETORIA
Pretoria East

Availability

Au Pair availability:

Availability Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
6am-12pm    
12pm-6pm              
6pm-6am              

Babysitting availability:

Availability Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
6am-12pm    
12pm-6pm              
6pm-6am              

Availability Questions

Please state your areas of availabilityPretoria
Please state your accurate times of availabilityAu pairing & Babysitting

Salary expectations

Full timeNeg
Part timeNeg

Questions

Please tell us a bit more about the courses you are currently busy with, if any and also a bit more about where you see yourself in 5 years? I am not sure of what I want to do in the next five years. But for now my passion is too babysit.
How did you get involved in child care and why are you interested au pairing/ babysitting?Mother was a teacher who looked after kids part time, she always helped, really likes it.
What is the age of the youngest child you have cared for?Youngest child I have cared for is Newborn.
What activities are you involved in?Dancing and singing.
What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies or other jobs?Scrap booking, Au pairs in afternoon.
What do you like most about childcare and being part of a childs life?Children don't think too much, they are not so serious.  Doesn't like kids who show off.
What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing with children?Baking, creative activities
Explain what you would do in case of an emergency?First see what she can do, then phone emergency services, if needed
What is the most difficult situation you have encountered while caring for a child? How did you handle it? At after school a bunch of kids just being very loud and out of control, she just tried to keep them
What is your approach to discipline?The parents dictate

How would you handle:

A two year old having a tantrum?Try to distract the child
A 5 year old drawing on a wall?Tell the child that it is not the right thing to do, then help them clean it.
An 8 year old refusing to do homework?Try to make it fun
Which age groups are you comfortable working with?Not newborn, prefers 6 months up to 13 year
Do you still work for any of your previous clients? Which ones?Currently has afternoon job, other kids are all grown up
Do you have any children of your own? If so, how old are they?No
Please tell us a bit more about how you would describe yourself?Always want to help everyone, has a big heart
Can you cook? (give an example of a breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack)Yes
BreakfastCereal
LunchSandwich
DinnerPasta or mash with fish or chicken
SnackYogurt
Is there any type of food you feel uncomfortable cooking?Eats anything excepts mushrooms... don't mind cooking it
Please tell us a bit more about your family? Eg. Do you have brothers and sisters? How old are they? What do your parents do?Are your parents still married? etc.Has a 22 year old brother.  Her parents are fostering two 16 year old boys.  Her mom is a teacher and her dad is a Sales Manager.  She describes their relationship as supportive.

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